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Carlos Cruz-Diez

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Born in: 1923

France

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Biography
Carlos Cruz Diez was born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1923. He lives and works in Paris. He is one of the major figures of kinetic and optical art and has received numerous awards for his work. His practice positions him as a contemporary theorist of color. His visual research, based on three chromatic conditions -- subtractive color, additive color and reflection -- has contributed to a new approach of the color phenomenon by expanding his perceptual universe. Carlos Cruz-Diez has based his practice on the color as an autonomous reality, without any anecdote, evolving in real time and real space without any help from the form or the support. There are eight axes of research that reveal the different behaviors of color: Additive Color, Physichromie, Chromatic Induction, Chromointerference, Transchromia, Chromosaturation, Chromoscope and Color in Space. In 1940, Carlos Cruz Diez was studying at the Art School in Caracas. In 1944, he was working as a graphic designer for the "Creole Petroleum Corporation". In 1946, he became the Creative Director of the advertising agency "McCann-Erickson in Venezuela. In 1957, he founded the "Estudio Artes Visuales" dedicated to graphic and industrial design. In 1959, he completed his first work entitled “Additive Color and Physiochromia". In 2005, his family created the "Cruz-Diez Foundation" dedicated to the conservation, development, dissemination and research of the artist’s conceptual heritage. Between 1972 and 1973, he taught "Kinetic Techniques" at the Beaux-Arts School in Paris. In 2012, he was appointed Officiel the National Order of the Legion of Honour.
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Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Sábado	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Sábado , 2013
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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$3,579

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur additive série 14, Painting

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur additive série 14, 2009
31.5 x 31.5 inch
Painting

$47,714

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Olympic Centennial, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Olympic Centennial, 1992
24.8 x 35.4 inch
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$1,431

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Composition pour les Jeux Olympiques, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Composition pour les Jeux Olympiques, 1992
24.8 x 35.4 inch
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$2,147

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Martes	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Martes , 2013
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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$3,579

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Composition pour les JO, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Composition pour les JO, 1992
24.8 x 35.4 inch
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$1,789

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Rioja , Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Rioja , 2014
19.7 x 31.1 inch
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$4,771

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-1, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
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$5,368

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-5, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-5, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
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$5,368

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-7, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-7, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
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$5,368

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-4, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-4, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
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$5,368

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction du Jaune Rioja , Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction du Jaune Rioja , 2014
19.7 x 31.1 inch
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$4,771

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-14, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-14, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
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$5,368

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Caura-6, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Caura-6, 2015
23.6 x 27.6 inch
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$5,368

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Sitges 4, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Sitges 4, 2012
39.4 x 9.8 inch
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$4,175

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Gris Cuatro, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Gris Cuatro, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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$8,350

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Gris Uno, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Gris Uno, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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$8,350

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Gris Dos, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Gris Dos, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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$8,350

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur Additive Gris Tres, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur Additive Gris Tres, 2017
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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$8,350

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Couleur à l'Espace Jerez, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Couleur à l'Espace Jerez, 2014
27.4 x 39.4 inch
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$11,929

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Inducción Cromática a doble frecuencia Toledo, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Inducción Cromática a doble frecuencia Toledo, 2016
27.6 x 39.4 inch
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$15,507

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Color Aditivo Cantarrana 3, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Color Aditivo Cantarrana 3, 2016
27.6 x 39.4 inch
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$15,507

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Color Aditivo Cantarrana 2, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Color Aditivo Cantarrana 2, 2016
27.6 x 39.4 inch
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$15,507

Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Serie Semana - Viernes	, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Serie Semana - Viernes , 2013
23.6 x 23.6 inch
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Our recommendations Carlos Cruz-Diez, Induction chromatique à double fréquence-Balladores 1, Print

Carlos Cruz-Diez

Induction chromatique à double fréquence-Balladores 1, 1998
28.7 x 9.8 x 2 inch
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